Ahead of the commencement of election campaigns for the 2023 general election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has constituted its presidential campaign organisation.
Presidential Campaign Organisation Of PDP Constituted
This was made known on Thursday evening, September 15 in a document signed by the National Organising Secretary of the party, Capt. Umar Bature.
The document showed that Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, will be the chairman of the organisation.
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed will be the deputy chairman of the organisation for the northern region, while Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State will be the deputy chairman for the South.
Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal will be the Director-General (DG) of the organisation.
Others are Sen. Liyel Imoke as Deputy Director-General Operations, Prof. Adewale Oladipo, Deputy Director-General administration, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, Deputy Director-General Technical and systems, Okwesilieze Nwodo, Deputy Director-General, Research and Strategy.
The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has given political parties September 28, 2022 for official commencement of national campaigns ahead of the 2023 elections.
Meanwhile, Kanyi Daily had reported that a former national chairman of the PDP, Bode George repeated his call for the resignation of embattled national chairman of the party, Iyorchia Ayu.
George, who stated this while making a case for the position to be occupied by a southerner, said the current arrangement in the party of the having the party’s presidential candidate and national chairman filled by northerners can no longer stand.